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Make a Rag Rag Workshop - Handmade High Street

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by Kath Chown (subscribe)
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Create a family heirloom with this age-old craft
Workshop, Rag Rug, Handmade, Handmade High Street, Annerley, Crochet, Class,
Rag Rug Workshop - Photo Courtesy of Handmade High Street
Learn to make yarn from sheets and large pieces of fabric and then make into a beautiful heirloom rug for your home. This class is always a laugh as you join with other ladies to rip, plait and sew together in the Annerley store, Handmade High Street.

You will receive 2 hours tuition from owner, Kath who has extensive experience with a variety of crafts including crochet, knitting, sewing and of course, rag rugging. You will also be treated to a glass of champagne and some nibbly food to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Rag rugging is an ancient art which was first used as a way of finding a use for old rags, sheets and other linens which were no longer useful or were threadbare. In the theme of upcycling or 'Make Do and Mend', these rugs are a beautiful way of making something special for your own home or as a gift and it doesn't cost you a cent in materials.
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Why? Learn to turn rags in yarn and then a beautiful rug
When: 4th November, 7-9pm
Phone: 0432 307 300
Where: Handmade High Street
Cost: $40
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